foram
noun Date: 1927 foraminifer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foram — [fôr′əm] n. short for FORAMINIFER …   English World dictionary

  • foram — /fawr euhm/, n. foraminifer. [by shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • foram — noun A foraminifer …   Wiktionary

  • foram — «en, in (L). An opening …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • foram — for·am …   English syllables

  • foram — for•am [[t]ˈfɔr əm[/t]] n. mcr foraminifer • Etymology: by shortening …   From formal English to slang

  • foram — /ˈfɔrəm/ (say fawruhm) noun → foraminifer. {shortened form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • foram — noun marine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude • Syn: ↑foraminifer • Hypernyms: ↑rhizopod, ↑rhizopodan • Hyponyms: ↑globigerina, ↑nummulite …   Useful english dictionary

  • forum — /foram/ A court of justice, or judicial tribunal; a place of jurisdiction; a place of litigation; an administrative body. Particular place where judicial or administrative remedy is pursued. See also venue In Roman law, the market place, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • forum actus — /foram aektas/ The forum of the act. The forum of the place where the act was done which is now called in question …   Black's law dictionary

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